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Dawson College – Love in Action: student-led events to honour murdered and missing Indigenous women

Thursday, February 14 was Valentine’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate love. A group of Dawson students opted to take the opportunity to raise awareness and honour the murdered and missing Indigineous women, girls and two-spirit people. The Centre for Gender Advocacy at Dawson, associating itself with a Canada-wide call to action to cast […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 20195 Views

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Indigenous Women Say Canada’s Legislative is Discriminatory – The Link

February 18, 2019 When Mary Hannaburg’s mother married a non-Indigenous man, she lost her Indigenous status, her voice, and her land. This was due to laws imposed oh her by the Indian Act—enacted in 1876. “This discrimination of the Indian Act has to cease, to stop impacting women in their communities, in every aspect of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 20193 Views

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A young First Nations man speaks out against identity politics – The Post Millennial

February 13, 2019 Today there is a frightening trend in our culture. I’m speaking of identity politics. At its worst, identity politics leads to nationalism—the “sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201911 Views

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“There is no such thing as ‘not Indigenous enough.’” – The Concordian

February 5, 2019 Indigenous artists explore their Indigeneity and navigate colonialism in Braiding Our Stories The Cree are storytellers, like many other First Nations. Their worldview is lived through wahkohtowin (kinship) with the Land. “We continue to tell our stories, as best we can, as beacons for our relations to find their way home, so they too […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 201914 Views

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McGill researchers to receive over $10 M for thirty projects and SSHRC doctoral, master and postdoc awards

February 01, 2019 Social sciences and humanities research plays an important role in building a healthier, stronger and more prosperous Canada. To create a thriving economy powered by homegrown discoveries and innovations, and for Canada to be world-renowned as a research leader, we need to continue to invest in talented graduate students, scholars and researchers. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201917 Views

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Response to McGill’s “Next Steps Regarding the ‘R-e-d-m-e-n’ [Men’s Varsity Teams’] Name”

February 01, 2019 The next step is to change the name. The first step should have been to change the name. The only step with regards to this decision is to change the name, and it is a step should have been taken years ago. The University’s decision to continue to delay and postpone this […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201912 Views

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Politicized care: Indigenous ways of knowing in healthcare – McGill Tribune

January 29, 2019 McGill Nurses for Global Health hosted a panel of indigenous healthcare professionals and community members on Jan. 17 to discuss the importance of integrating indigenous understandings of health into care. Megan Eaker, a McGill Nursing master’s student and woman of mixed Cree and European ancestry, opened the event by offering concrete steps […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201918 Views

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There’s no quick fix’: Advice for teachers struggling to properly integrate Indigenous content into classes – CBC

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released their Calls to Action in 2015, many of them addressed education. More than three years later, school boards, divisions and administrators are still trying to implement more Indigenous outcomes within their curricula. But the majority of work falls on the teachers themselves — many of whom have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201913 Views

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UQAT and Indigenous Peoples: Launch of 2019-2024 Action Plan

Jan 24, 2019 ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, Jan. 24, 2019 – The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) today unveiled its 2019-2024 Indigenous Peoples’ Action Plan. This plan is the outcome of Chantier peuples autochtones, a major initiative that took place over a period of one year. A working committee brought together representatives from UQAT’s teaching and research […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 201918 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates the community of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake on various infrastructure projects

January 23, 2019 — Rapid Lake, traditional Algonquin territory, Quebec — Indigenous Services Canada Canada is committed to working together with First Nations communities to invest in building and upgrading on-reserve infrastructure to support the well-being of their residents. Today, Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201925 Views

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